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Tauranga Girls' College (Age 13 - 18) Tauranga


Tauranga Girls’ College offers a warm welcome to all international students looking for a quality educational experience in one of the most beautiful parts of New Zealand.

Tauranga, a city of approximately 100,000 people, is famous for sun, sea, surf and horticulture and provides a happy balance between large city amenities and the relaxed lifestyle of provincial New Zealand. Tauranga is conveniently located just two and a half hours’ drive by car from Auckland International Airport and is one of New Zealand’s fastest growing and most dynamic centres.

Like the city, Tauranga Girls’ College is also growing, providing us with the opportunity to develop and enhance our International Students’ programme to meet the diverse needs of your daughters and to ensure that every student has the opportunity to have an enjoyable, satisfying and academically rewarding experience.

Tauranga Girls’ College roll currently includes students studying with us from many different countries, including Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, mainland China, Denmark, Germany, Hong Kong, Italy, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Russia, Taiwan, Thailand and USA.

Choosing the right college for part of your daughter’s secondary education is a life changing decision. Our school, with its outstanding reputation for nurturing personal academic and co-curricular excellence offers that educational environment. Tauranga Girls’ College is one of the top girls’ colleges in New Zealand. It is the goal of the college to achieve individual excellence for every student.

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Senior School at Tauranga Girls’ College

The Director of Senior High Achievers role is to provide mentoring and tutorial support throughout the senior school and a specific Scholarship preparation programme for Year 13 High Achievers.
The Senior School is structured to provide flexibility of choice of subjects by offering free choice to all students.

Broad band streaming in Year 11 is offered in Mathematics, Science, and English while in Year 12 and 13 Subject choice further groups students of similar ability. Acceleration and multi-level study in the Senior School is available for individual students on identified ability.

Other strategies to facilitate academic success include:
•    limited class sizes.
•    local and national competitions.
•    additional tuition available at lunchtimes and after school.
•    remedial programmes available to
•    students needing extra assistance.
•    availability of extension programmes.
•    maintaining higher than national
•    average results.
•    published pre-requisites for courses.

At Tauranga Girls’ College, active participation is encouraged from which our young women may gain confidence and a sense of achievement. Throughout her College years, your daughter will be able to extend her talent or find new interests.

Individual activities that occur through music, sport, drama, public speaking and artistic endeavours all develop the qualities of dedication, determination, courage and self-reliance in the pursuit of performance goals.

Team activities all require an ability to concentrate on individual performance that combines to achieve the goals of the team. Commitment, loyalty, affirmation, encouragement, co-operation, affinity and fair play are all qualities to be developed through the team.

NZ$ 15,750 one year tuition fee
NZ$   9,000 one semester tuition fee
NZ$      260 per week homestay

Please note: Pocket money and personal expenses are not included